Thursday, Sept. 5

Wadena County Public Health Department will conduct a monthly immunization clinic at Wadena County Public Health, 22 Dayton Avenue SE, from 3 to 5 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Please bring your immunization record if available. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. The suggested cost is $15 per immunization. For more information, contact Wadena County Public Health at 218-631-7629.

Cards 1-4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center.

Wood carvers invited to carve personal projects from 1-3 p.m. every Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information.

Weight Watchers - weigh in, 5 p.m.; meeting, 5:30 p.m., every Thursday at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center – 17 5th St. SW, Wadena. Questions? Janet.J.Carlson@weightwatchers.com

Chess Club, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, Wadena City Library.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health hosts hemoglobin screenings, free blood pressure checks, and immunizations for adults age 19 and older. HgbA1c (nonfasting) testing ($10) available by appointment only. Clinics 1-3 p.m. Call (218)237-5478 for more information.

Grief Support and Education is for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. Free of charge and open to the public. CHI St. Joseph’s Health Crystal Brook Community Room, 2-3:30 p.m. Call (218)732-4552 for more information.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health is hosting a foot care clinic from 8:15 - 11:30 a.m. at River Heights Apartments in Park Rapids. Cost is $28, please bring your own basin and towel. Call (218)237-5478 for an appointment.

Friday, Sept. 6

Farmers Market will be at the Wesley Lawn located across Hwy 71 from Tri-County Healthcare from 2-5:30 p.m. We accept SNAP/EBT and Debit.

The Minnesota Trappers Association will hold a Trappers Education Course from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dewey’s Taxidermy located at 63539 340th Street Wadena. Pre-registration is required. Contact Duane Schmitz at 218-631-4988 to register. Lunch provided. Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1989 that’s never purchased a trapper’s license and would like to must take a Trappers Education Class.

New Life Church of God, 401 Main St. W., Bertha will host The Red Letter Band at 7 p.m. The Red Letter Band is a nationally known country music band based in Long Prairie that plays Inspirational Country Music, with Top 10’s and even the #1 song in the nation.

Sunday, Sept. 8

Trinity Lutheran Church in Deer Creek is hosting it’s 36th Annual Chicken Dinner at the Deer Creek Community Center. Serving runs from 4 to 7 p.m., and takeout is available! Free will offering will be accepted.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Cards 1-4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center.

Tri-County Health Care’s monthly Parents Who Have Lost a Child Support Group, which helps area residents affected by the loss of a child, will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wadena. For more information contact Tri-County Health Care’s Medical Social Services at (218)631-5228 or visit TCHC.org

Tuesday, Sept. 10

Wadena City Commission will meet at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of the administration building.

Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at United Methodist Church, 23 Dayton Ave. SE, from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. For more information call (218)544-0029.

Senior Meeting at 1 p.m. and Cards 1 to 4 p.m. at Wadena Senior Center.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

A Senior Health Clinic sponsored by Wadena County Public Health will be held at Wadena County Public Health from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Health screening including blood pressure, foot care, health information and referrals are provided. There is a $15.50 fee for foot care. Bring your MN Health Plan card if you have one. Services are by appointment only. Please call Wadena County Public Health at (218)631-7629 to make an appointment.

Whist Tourney 1 to 4 p.m. and Farkle 2 to 4 p.m. at Wadena Senior Center.

TOPS MN 9087 - weigh-in 6:30 p.m., meeting 7:30 p.m., lower level of the Wadena VFW.

Wadena City Library story time, 10 a.m., stories and fun for toddlers, preschoolers and parents, too.

TOPS MN 1808, weigh-in 10 a.m., meeting at 10:30 a.m., Humphrey Manor Community Room.

Cards 1-4 p.m., and Farkel 2-4 p.m. at the Wadena Senior Center.

Childbirth preparation classes, designed for the 7th, 8th & 9th months of pregnancy, will be held in CHI St. Joseph’s Health Lower Level Conference Room from 6-9 p.m. To register, please go to https://www.registration.chisjh.org or call Janine at (218)616-3385.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Wadena Whirlaways Square Dance Inc. group will be at the Wadena VFW. Dancing starts at 7:30 and will end at 10 p.m. The caller will be Roger McNeil, and the theme is Mexican! Come out for some toe-tappin’ dancing fun!

Blood Pressure checks 1 to 1:30 p.m. and cards 1 to 4 p.m. at Wadena Senior Center.

Wood carvers invited to carve personal projects from 1-3 p.m. every Thursday at the Wadena Senior Center. Call (218) 631-4077 for more information.

Weight Watchers - weigh in, 5 p.m.; meeting, 5:30 p.m., every Thursday at the Maslowski Wellness and Research Center – 17 5th St. SW, Wadena. Questions? Janet.J.Carlson@weightwatchers.com

Chess Club, 6-8 p.m. every Thursday, Wadena City Library.

Tri-County Health Care (TCHC) will host a Memory Loss Support Group for Caregivers meeting starting at 2:30 p.m. in the Wesley Conference Room, located on the lower level of TCHC. Support group members are not expected to attend every meeting to be part of the group. For more information call (218)631-5228.

Y Weight? Support Group Meetings for CHI St. Joseph’s Health weight-loss patients, as well as all community members interested in extra support for healthy lifestyle encouragement. Held at 5:00 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Rooms B & C, CHI St. Joseph’s, 600 Pleasant Ave. S., Park Rapids.

CHI St. Joseph’s Health Community Health is hosting a foot care clinic from 8:15 - 11:30 a.m. at Summerfield Apartments in Park Rapids. Cost is $28, please bring your own basin and towel. Call (218)237-5478 for an appointment.

Other Events

An Open House is planned at Knob Hill Sportsman’s Club, 13314 Knobhill Rd. on Saturday, September 14, starting at 9 a.m. A variety of shooting activities are planned (kids need firearm safety certificate), as well as archery and bean bag games. Lunch will be provided starting at 11 a.m. For more information please contact Bob (218)640-5814, Dave (218)639-6369 or Brad (218)639-4766.

Wadena County Public Health offers family and child health services, including WIC, child health screenings, dental varnish, lead screenings, prenatal and family home visiting. For information and to schedule an appointment call Wadena County Public Health at (218)631-7629 or (888)883-0351.

A Dental Outreach Clinic specifically designed to provide dental services to children between the ages of 1-18 years will be in New York Mills on October 22-24. These dental services for children are covered by Minnesota Health Care Programs and Minnesota Medical Assistance. Appointments must be made in advance by calling (218)483-1038.

Standing dates

Alcoholics Anonymous open meetings - Sunday and Tuesday, 10 a.m.; Friday, noon; every night at 8 p.m., all at 421 NW Fourth St., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-3828.

Narcotics anonymous meetings - 8 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday at 421 NW Fourth St., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-3828.

Al-Anon - 9:30 a.m. Saturday; noon Wednesday, 421 NW Fourth St., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-3828.

Alcoholics Anonymous, closed meetings - Fridays at 8 p.m., Tuesdays at 8 p.m., Verndale, 106 Thompson St. SW.

Dual Recovery Anonymous meetings - Fridays, 4 p.m., Northern Pines Mental Health Center, Inc., Wadena. For more information, call (218) 631-1714.

Wellness in the Woods Peer Connection meetings, Fridays at 1 p.m. at 318 Jefferson St S, Suite 3.

The Sebeka Food Shelf is open Thursday evenings from 5 - 7 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Sebeka. Contact Kay Oehlenschlager at 218-472-3288 if you have any questions.